Tag "Russian military"

What the US Senators didn’t hear on the Hill yesterday

What the Senators didn’t hear on the Hill yesterday from Clinton Watts and co — from retired Canadian Army officer/diplomat Patrick Armstrong by The Kulak http://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2016/04/russia-prepares-for-a-big-war-the-significance-of-a-tank-army.html The CFE Treaty showed us all this: the Russians were obliged to give us a list of elements showing their precise location and relationship to other structures with the number of soldiers and major weapons; we could go there and check this out at any moment.

Russian Military Police And Its Deployment In Syria

https://southfront.org/russian-military-police-and-its-deployment-in-syria/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson The constantly-changing make-up of the Russian group of forces in Syria has become a veritable kaleidoscope of the country’s contemporary military capabilities, which are evidently taking turns being

General Rudskoy briefing on a humanitarian pause in Aleppo airstrikes on October 20th, 2016

General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian federation October 17th 2016 briefing Lieutenant-General Sergey Rudskoy   Oct 17, 2016 Chief of the main operations directorate of Russia’s General Staff says Moscow has agreed with Syria on declaring a brief humanitarian pause in the flashpoint city of Aleppo. Rudskoy said Moscow will halt its airstrikes on Aleppo from eight AM to four PM local time on Thursday. He added

Gorlovka celebrates the Russian Airborne Forces Day

On August 2nd, people in Gorlovka celebrated the Russian Airborne Forces Day Russian airborne forces VDV have traditionally worn a blue beret and blue-striped long-sleeved shirt or telnyashka and are called “desant” (Ru: Десант) from the French “Descente”. Celebration of the Russian Airborne Troops Day in Gorlovka Donetsk People’s republic, Donbass     Oleg Gasmanov: No one, but us Олег Газманов – Никто, кроме нас! (новый клип 2015)

Does NATO even exist? by Scott Humor

In 2015 NATO contemplated a bit and asked itself: Hybrid war – does it even exist? – Nato  “In the last decade, some of the most important military forces and coalitions in the world, including the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), have attempted to address and counter so-called hybrid threats. Rather than develop strategies based on ‘hybrid’ challenges (an elusive and catch-all term), I believe decision-makers should stay away from

Givi dances to Cossack traditional music

Three nice videos:  the first one has Givi dancing at his birthday party and since the tune he is dancing to is a modernized version of a traditional Cossack song, I added a second video with footage of the Russian military with a Russian-Chechen interpretation of the same song.  The last video is the original Cossack version (which then repeats the “Russian-Chechen” version).   Enjoy!

The Russian military is muddying the waters

First, there was the announcement that Russia’s Defense Ministry will hold drills for reservists in all of the country’s military commands in August-October.  Now comes yet another announcement, this time that Russia’s will be holding military exercises this week involving 100 aircraft in the west of the country near the Ukraine border.  This kind of activity does not mean that Russia is saber-rattling or somehow threatening anybody, much less so